Fort de la Chartreuse was built to defend the Belgian city of Liege. It was built by the Dutch in 1817 at Mont Cornillon and came after the Belgian Revolution in 1830 in the hands of the Belgians.
Paperfactory Britannia (NL) – Abandoned cardboard factory 1913-1997
“A straw-cardboard wage: too much to die, but not enough to live.”
Vršovice railway station Prague (CZ) – Abandoned trainstation near the centre of Prague
This trainstation was visited during a 5-day trip in Prague in May 2016.
Scheemdermeester (NL) – Abanadoned farm in Holland
This decayed farm named Scheemdermeester was found while we just had explored a huge abandoned paperfactory….but also small things can be great!
Paperfactory Ceres (NL) – Abandoned paperfactory in Holland
‘Rich farmers built huge houses with large estates, while the workers had to bite on a piece of wood.’
Monastery Vinea Domini (NL) – Abandoned monastery in the north of Holland
Monastery Vinea Domini is a Augustinian Monastery in Witmarsum which dates from the early twentieth century and served as a residential building for the monks until 1992. I visited this great urbex location nearby my hometown with my son Twan. A great exploration!
Hotel Jadran 🇭🇷 – Abandoned hotel in Croatia
Hotel Jadran was socialist Yugoslavia’s first hotel. When the construction of the hotel finished in 1950, most observers agreed that it was the most beautiful on the coast, situated along a three kilometer stretch of pebble beach on the Makarska Riviera in the tiny town of Tucepi, and surrounded in pines. This was my first urban exploration in a foreign country.
Children’s Health Resort 🇭🇷 – Abandoned hospital in Croatia
This abandoned structure in Krvavica, Croatia, was a Children’s Health Resort from 1964 until the end of the 80’s. Many of the children who stayed at the seaside resort by the Makarska Riviera suffered from asthma or so-called ‘weak lungs’.
Château Nottebohm (BE) – Abandoned castle in Belgium
The Château Nottebohm comprises an area of over 58 hectares, within the center an abandoned villa, built in 1908-1909 by the family Nottebohm from Antwerp. Château Nottebohm served as a country retreat for the family and was regularly inhabited until 1943.
Château Goorhof at Grobbendonk, Belgium – Abandoned Castle
This abandoned castle with chapel was founded in 1876 by the wealthy Antwerp shipowner Frans Huger. It is located in a park with century-old beech and chestnut trees. Today nothing remains of the beautiful place that nineteenth-century Goorhof was under the previous owners.